SMC Update, August 2009

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Susan Kennedy EE '07
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Graduate Program Open Houses

Professional MBA
Aug. 19 (Moraga)

Executive MBA
Aug. 4 (Santa Clara)
Aug. 6 (Moraga)
Aug. 11 (Sacramento)
Aug. 25 (Santa Clara)
Aug. 27 (Moraga)

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Sept. 19 (Moraga)
Oct. 17 (Moraga)
Nov. 17  (Moraga)

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College News
Drinking Wine for a Cause
Summer Wine Festival
Support Student Scholarships at the Summer Wine Festival
Join Gael wine lovers and friends on campus Aug. 16 for a fun afternoon of socializing and tasting wine from more than 25 wineries. The event helps to raise money for the Lasallian scholarship fund.
Learn more.

Reunion 2009 Family Picnic
Hundreds Come Back for Reunion
Thanks to all the alumni who attended this year's Reunion Weekend. Nearly 700 alumni, family and friends were on hand throughout the weekend to enjoy all the festivities.
See the pictures.

Saint Mary's magazineSaint Mary's Magazine Summer Issue
The latest issue of of Saint Mary's magazine is now online. Themed, "Going Global," the current issue features stories on the Brothers' global mission, the Australian basketball pipeline and the Trans-Global EMBA program as well as the latest Gael Glimpses.
Go to the magazine.

Professor Sepehr ZabihPolitics Professor Sepehr Zabih Dies
Sepehr Zabih, a distinguished politics professor and faculty member of Saint Mary's College for more than 40 years, died on July 11 at age 84.
Read more.

Graduate Business Golf Tournament
Come out on Aug. 17 to the beautiful Diablo Country Club for the 7th Annual Graduate Business Golf Tournament. The four-person scramble will begin at noon with a shotgun start, and prizes will be awarded to the top teams at the post-tournament dinner.
Learn more.

What's in Your Attic?
On Wed., Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.,  the Hearst Art Gallery will host a Bonhams and Butterfields appraisal clinic. Specialists will be on hand to appraise historic and modern California and American paintings, furniture, decorative arts, Asian art and jewelry.
Learn more.

Mildred Rackley relief on exhibitNew Exhibit Opens in Hearst Art Gallery
A new exhibit featuring wood and linocut prints that reveal elements of California's history is now open in the Hearst Art Gallery.
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Word of Mouth is the Strongest Form of Recruitment
Alumni, we need your help in getting the word out about Saint Mary's College's upcoming MBA open houses.
Read more.
Athletic News
Men's basketball coach Randy BennettMen's Basketball to Hold an Open Practice
The men's basketball team is departing to Australia to play in a foreign tour on Aug. 7, and head coach Randy Bennett has opened the team's final practice to season ticket holders, fans and alumni to allow them to get an inside look at the team's progress before it departs.
Learn more.

30th Annual Gael Classic Invitational Golf Tournament
Come out on Sept. 14 for the annual tournament at Discovery Bay Country Club. All proceeds from the tournament and live auction go to the Gael Athletic Scholarship Fund.
Learn more.

WCC Basketball Tournament Will Stay in Las Vegas
The West Coast Conference and Orleans Arena announced last month a three-year contract extension that will keep the WCC men's and women's basketball championships in Las Vegas through 2012.
Read more.
Events This Month
  • Aug. 7: San Francisco Business Alumni Social Mixer - First Fridays
  • Aug 16: Summer Wine Festival
  • Aug.17: 7th Annual Graduate Business Alumni Golf Tournament

    Save the Date
  • Sept. 12: Tennis Alumni Day
  • Sept. 12: Henning Lecture
  • Sept. 14: 30th Annual Northern California Invitational Golf Tournament
  • Sept. 17: How to Start and Grow a Consulting Business
  • Sept. 25: 9th Annual Frank Tucci Golf Party
  • Oct. 23: 2nd Annual Men's Basketball Tip Off Dinner